November 6, 2017

Joining Adelaide Lodge No2 Freemasons

If you want to become a Freemason and a member of Adelaide Lodge…

Consider these points:

  1. As it is a fraternal organization, you must be a male.
  2. You must be 18 years of age or older
  3. You must believe in a supreme being, or ‘presence’
  4. You must be of good character
  5. You must provide a current police clearance certificate
  6. You will be required to give the names of six people (males or females) who will act as referees and agree to speak about your character
  7. If you do not already have a ‘proposer’ (a person who will support your candidature) a Lodge member will be appointed to get to know you and take you ‘under his wing’, so to speak, and another will become your ‘seconder’
  8. A ‘Committee of Enquiry’ comprising 2 men who have been appointed to the task will speak to you and your referees
  9. Your name will be advertised around the Lodges as a candidate and be put before members in an open ballot at your proposed Lodge
  10. A successful ballot to join our ranks will lead you to your first ‘degree ceremony’ which you will find very interesting. There is absolutely nothing of an embarrassing, or physical/emotional nature that will make you feel uncomfortable. If you enjoy history, you will find it very interesting
  11. Afterwards there will be a ‘supper’ called the ‘Festive Board’ where your ‘proposer’ will say a few remarks about you, and you will be asked to respond
  12. The Lodge has a ‘dress code’ of a ‘dinner suit’ or dark lounge suit (a ‘uniform’ where all men appear equal. A dinner suit/lounge suit is the clothing where you can only ‘dress down’ in anything else)
  13. On completing your degrees (3) and you become a ‘Master Mason’ you will need a bag to carry a Masonic Apron and your own ‘Volume of the Sacred Law’
  14. The fee for joining Adelaide Lodge is $240 p a and a once-only Grand Lodge fee of $50

For further information or to submit your interest to join the lodge please ring 0417 838 740 or use the form below.